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School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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Requirements Under BC's New Vaccination Status Reporting Regulation

November 04, 2019
​BC's new Vaccination Status Reporting Regulation (VSRR) came into effect on July 1, 2019. It supports the gathering of immunization records by Public Health. The regulation applies to all students in all schools within the Province's jurisdiction, including those that are home-schooled. It does not apply to children attending schools in First Nations...

Superintendent's Halloween Letter to Parents/Guardians

October 29, 2019
​ October 29, 2019  A Message to Parents and Guardians: Halloween Appropriateness 
Halloween across all schools in SD43 is a fun and festive day which brings the school community together.  Typically, the time around Halloween is incident-free and very respectful.  From time to time, a few students “in character” push...

Aboriginal Self Identification Form

September 19, 2019
​ Please see the attached with respect to Aboriginal Self Identification.  Ensuring students and families self identify as having ancestry allows us to better address the diverse needs of all our Aboriginal students. Coquitlam School District 43 is committed to the academic success, cultural connection and socio-emotional development of all Aboriginal...

Superintendent Patricia Gartland Welcomes Students and Families

September 04, 2019
SD43 Superintendent of Schools Patricia Gartland welcomes all students back to school. Read more here: Superintendent's Welcome Letter

Tuesday, September 3, 2913 Registration Day Information

August 28, 2019
Registration day is Tuesday, September 3, 2019.  Last year's students will go to their former classrooms.  New Grade 1-5 students go to  he LIBRARY. New Kindergarten students come to check in from 9:30 to 10:30am. ​Information for the rest of the week will be given on Tuesday morning.

Change to Student Accident Insurance

July 02, 2019
​ Change to Student Accident Insurance   For some time now, School District 43 has been offering our families the opportunity to voluntarily purchase student accident insurance thru the Kids Plus Accident Insurance program, underwritten by Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.   We were recently notified by the provider...

Bring on Summer 2019

May 29, 2019

Funding Announcement for New Elementary School and Three Additions

May 10, 2019
​The Province of British Columbia and the Ministry of Education today announced funding for a new elementary school in Coquitlam's Burke Mountain and three classroom additions for other School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) schools. Totaling $73.3 million, the announcement includes a new elementary school for the Sheffield-Partington area of North Coquitlam...

Challenger Baseball

April 10, 2019
​Please see attachment Challenger2019Flyer.pdf

Summer Camp Opportunities in SD43

April 04, 2019
​Summer Camp opportunities in SD43.  Please see attachment for details.

SD43 School Traffic Safety information session

March 04, 2019
​Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 7 p.m. — 8:30 p.m. Where: Gallery Room, Winslow Centre, 1100 Winslow Avenue, Coquitlam 

Fraser Health Update re: Measles

February 21, 2019
February 21, 2019
Dear Students, School Staff, and Parents,

As you have heard, there is a measles outbreak at three schools in Vancouver. Please note that this is a localized outbreak and that students who are attending schools not connected to the outbreak have not been exposed. There is no evidence of...

Summer Learning

February 19, 2019
​Please see the attachment for information on Summer Learning opportunities for students.  Registration will take place in April.

EVENING CHRISTMAS CONCERT JANUARY 20, 2018

December 20, 2018
​ To the Mary Hill Community, We have had an eventful afternoon with our Christmas Concert.  Despite the power going out literally 2 minutes before the concert was to start our community rallied with generators, extension cords and a ton of help/expertise and the show went on. A huge thank you...

Registration & Cross Catchment Information 2019-2020

December 13, 2018
​Please see the attachments for information if you have a child who will be entering Kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year (Birth Year 2014).  Information for Programs of Choice as well as regular neighborhood kindergarten are attached.  Also find information for Cross Catchment and for Grade 6 Programs of Choice, Late...

Will Stroet concert- Fundraiser for Castle Park

November 20, 2018
​We are helping out a another local school, Castle Park is fundraising to set up  their outdoor classroom. This is a fun event for families that would be in support of this.

Amendament to the 2019/2-120 School Calendar

November 13, 2018
​ Amendment to the 2019/20 School Calendar The school district would like to inform students, parents and SD43 staff that the 2019/20 school calendar has changed the date of the October Professional Development Day.  The date of October 18 th , 2019 has been moved to October 25 th , 2019...

Student Accident Insurance

August 29, 2018
​If you are interested in student accident insurance please see the attachment for information and a link to the website.

Opening Week Procedures

August 23, 2018
​An email has been sent to all parents with the information in this attachment.  2018 Opening Day Procedures - email to parents.doc   If you did not receive this email them please see the attachment here.  As well this may mean we do not have your correct email address.  Please contact the school...

Track Meet - May 25, 2018

May 22, 2018
​Please find attached the information of students who will participate in the various events at the track meet this year.  As always we have a great turnout and it is good to see so many students wanting to participate.  We try to get as many students as we can to be able to...

Jacky Essombe - FREE concert on May 10, 2018

April 30, 2018
​Canadian Parents for French are hosting a free concert in our gym on May 10, 2018.  Eveyoneis welcome.

Emergency Preparedness Week PAC Fundraiser

April 24, 2018
​We are pleased to announce that we will be kicking off a unique and one of a kind fundraiser where we can make an IMPACT in our community by ensuring you are prepared in case of an emergency. From April 30 – May 18 purchase a home emergency kit* from GetMyKit.ca...

2018 Creek Classic Challenge Triathalon

April 04, 2018
​Please see the attachments for information on the creek classic and registratio form and participation form.   2018 CCSC Triathlon.pdf Student Form 2018.pdf

Summer Learning

April 04, 2018
​Please see the attachment for information around summer programs in SD43.

Changes to the New Curriculum Implementation grades 10-12

November 03, 2017
​Please read the attachment for more info on gr 10-12 curriculum implementaiton

Winter Weather Infomation

November 01, 2017
​ Winter Weather Ahead! Schools are not routinely closed due to snow or other inclement weather conditions. All schools in School District 43 (Coquitlam) will remain OPEN, if at all possible, during winter weather, including snowfall.   However, on occasion, a district-wide or partial-district closure is required due to extreme weather....

2017-2018 School Supply lists

May 29, 2017
​Please find the suggested items list for each grade/program level. Order online and have items delivered directly to your home.     Dear Parents/Guardians:   Your teachers at Ecole Mary Hill Elementary are excited to offer you the opportunity to purchase your school supplies through School Start for the 2017/2018 school...

FSA -Grade 4 Parents

December 07, 2016
​Please read this letter from our superintendent around the upcoming Foundational Skills Assessment that the grade 4's will be writing in January/February.

Winter Weather

December 02, 2016
​Please see attachment for info on inclement weather and school closures due to weather.

Leadership - Halloween Candy for seniors.

November 04, 2016
Hello Mary Hill!  The leadership group has a new project we are working on.  Please donate some of your Halloween candy over the next week, so that we can make gift bags for the seniors homes.  We all know how much candy we get each Halloween, and we really don't need to...

Letter from the Superintendent on the recent incident in Abbotsford

November 03, 2016
​Please read the attached letter from the superintendent

Ministry of Education - Information Meeting on Reporting

November 02, 2016
​Please see the attachment for information about an information meeting on reporting of the revised curriculum.

Looking for Donations of Clothing etc for visiting Kenyan students.

October 13, 2016
​We will be having two Kenyan students visiting our school in Nov-Dec.  They are here on cultural exchange for a couple of months and will need clothing/shoes etc to adapt to the Canadian weather.  Please see the attached letter for information on what they will need.  Any donations are greatly appreicated....

Parent Advisory - Clown - October 7, 2016

October 07, 2016
​Please read the attached letter from SD43.

Peer Conflict, Mean Behaviour and Bulling What is the difference??

September 09, 2016
​Children will often get into conflict and it is important to know the difference between what peer conflict, mean behaviour and actual bullying is.  I encourge parents to read the attachment for information and definitions of these types of behaviour. 

Letter to parents from Education Minister Bernier

September 06, 2016
​Please read the attached letter from Education minister Bernier

School Start school supplies - order form and letter to parents for ordering.

May 13, 2016
Please view the attachments if you are interested in ordering school supplies through School Start for next year.  Note that this is a service which is separate from Mary Hill and the orders will be delivered directly to your home. 

École Mary Hill Elementary School

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